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serious falsification here. falsification. okay, romney's retort. >> president obama went to boston this week to claim that his plan will work as well for america as mitt romney's universal coverage did for massachusetts. here's mitt romney's response. quote. nothing has changed my view that a plan crafted to fit the unique circumstances of a single state should not be grafted on to the entire country. health reform is best crafted by state with bipartisan support and input from its employers as we did without raising taxes and by carefully phasing it in to avoid the type of disruption we are seeing nationally, unquote. romney, by the way, was not invited to attend the president's annual hall speech. defending obama care. >> question, who aside from mitt romney sees the current chaos as disruptive? >> i think romney was right on the mark there. when you have a bipartisan, when the governor is helping you out to implement the program and the government is part of the program, it works. the state that is receptive to government in healthcare. when you go to mississippi, of course, t
. the magic number remains for republicans the 27% of hispanic voters that mitt romney got a year ago in the election. so when you look at the gop from a national perspective, senator mccain, other senators in the republican party who were thinking on the broader scale, on the national scale, for them it's very important to include something that includes a pathway to citizenship so they can start having a better conversation with hispanic voters who continue to increase, who continue to be a bigger portion of the electorate. but at the same time, when you look at these house members, a lot of them, just from 2010 to 2012, after redistricting, house republicans represent 6.6 million fewer minorities. now their districts are, on average, up to 75% white. so there are just dozens and dozens and dozens of house republicans who have just a tiny, tiny fraction of minorities in their district, so for them, this idea of the grander party trying to appeal to hispanics is not as important for them. it doesn't really resonate back in their home district, so for them it's not that important. so
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